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Fault-tolerant structures: Towards robust self-replication in a probabilistic environment

Bünzli, Daniel C. and Capcarrere, Mathieu S. (2001) Fault-tolerant structures: Towards robust self-replication in a probabilistic environment. In: Kelemen, Jozef and Sosik, Petr, eds. Advances in Artificial Life 6th European Conference. Lecture notes in Artificial Intelligence . Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 90-99. ISBN 978-3-540-42567-0. E-ISBN 978-3-540-44811-2. (doi:10.1007/3-540-44811-X_9) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:13562)

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Abstract

Self-replicating structures in cellular automata have been extensively studied in the past as models of Artificial Life. However, CAs, unlike the biological cellular model, are very brittle: any faulty cell usually leads to the complete destruction of any emerging structures. In this paper, we propose a method, inspired by error-correcting-code theory, to develop fault-resistant rules at, almost, no extra cost. We then propose fault-tolerant substructures necessary to future fault-tolerant self-replicating structures

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/3-540-44811-X_9
Uncontrolled keywords: Cellular Automaton, Transition Rule, Noisy Environment, Moore Neighborhood, Faulty Cell
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 17:58 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 12:24 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13562 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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